Slimming, Elegant Plus Size Mother Of The Bride Dresses
My daughter is getting married, and I’d like to lose a few pounds before the big day, but realistically I will never be skinny. Can you suggest some slimming, elegant plus size Mother of the Bride dresses that will make me look fabulous? Thanks, June
I’m so glad you aren’t setting unrealistic goals that you must achieve before the big day. Many women wait until the last minute to get a mother of the bride or mother of the groom dress, thinking they will lose a lot of weight, but they never do. As a result, they’re lucky to find any dress that fits, let alone one that they like. The best thing to do is accept the weight you are and order your dress ahead of time. If you do drop a few pounds, then have your dress taken in. It doesn’t matter what you weigh. So long as you choose a style that works with your body, you will look gorgeous in your dress.
Flattering Plus Size Mother of the Bride Dresses for Spring & Summer
The hall is rented, the wedding dress is bought, and the catering and flower arrangements are all underway. As exciting as it is to know that your son or daughter will soon be married, you may be stressed out because you still don’t have anything to wear.
Finding the perfect Mother of the Bride or Mother of the Groom dress can be challenging, especially when you are plus size. If you don’t get the style and fit just right, you risk looking matronly.
Here are some flattering Spring & Summer Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom dresses for plus-size figures that will make you look modern and fabulous.
Lace is Lovely
Lace is always an excellent choice for mother of the bride or groom at any time of the year. This pretty 2- piece tea length lavender dress combines lace and chiffon in a very figure-flattering way. Lace-up top makes your face the focal point while a floats skirt gently skims your curves and camouflage a larger bottom half. Three-quarter length sleeves highlight your slim forearms and show off some skin, which is a very youthful look.
Add some gorgeous heels and a chic clutch, and you’ll feel confident greeting friends and family on this most important day.
Wrap Style Enhances Your Curves
A Mother of the Bride or Groom dress doesn’t necessarily have to be full length. And depending on the formality of the wedding, it might not be appropriate to wear a long gown. If you’re looking for something in a cocktail length, this is a great choice.
This chic plum-colored wrap front dress is very flattering for gals with curves because help to carve out a beautiful waist in a soft, elegant way.
I know a lot of women prefer to keep their upper arms covered, which is another thing that this dress has going for it. And can we talk about the flare sleeves that are so pretty and feminine? Wow! This is a lovely, sophisticated dress. Pair it with sparkly bag and accessories to bring out the sparkle at the waist tie.
This Gown is Sheer Delight!
Here’s another idea for the woman who prefers some arm coverage but doesn’t want to look bundled up, then this glamorous dress may be for you. Sheer fabric on the arms and neckline give this blue mesh column gown an elegant, high-end look. It’s almost as if this dress were strapless, but without the bareness or worry about your dress slipping down.
The beautiful embellishment and royal blue color make it extra special. Team it up with silver heels and clutch, and you have a stunning look for Mother of the Bride or groom.
A Two-Piece is Slimming
Elegant, timeless, and minimalist are good ways to describe this very popular Mother of the Bride dress, which is a big seller on my blog and in stores. You can’t go wrong with this champagne-colored sheath dress and matching lace jacket for any type of wedding. The tone on tone layering creates a soft and slimming silhouette. Plus, this makes a fabulous dress for many other special occasions too.
Can The Mother of The Bride or Groom Wear a Black Dress?
My son is getting married in September. When I was shopping for a dress, I saw a lot of beautiful black dresses, so I bought one. Mine is simple. It has a lovely bolero jacket covering the sleeveless floor-length gown. The jacket and bodice of the empire waist dress have a classy, textured glitter finish, and the dress is tailored and elegant.
My problem: when people ask what color I am wearing, they are shocked when I tell them the dress is BLACK. I thought the old rules of not wearing black to a wedding no longer apply. I asked the bride if she minds my wearing black — and she approves of it. That said, I don’t want to offend the guests or send the wrong message at the wedding. So should I shop for another dress?
The flowers are blooming, spring is here, and I’m on a high after watching Megan and Harry’s stunning royal wedding. It got me thinking about what I would wear if my daughter or son were getting married.
Today I’m excited to be partnering with David’s Bridal to show you the chic, figure flattering floral Mother of the Bride dress I’d choose.
There are lots of things to think about when shopping for a mother of the bride dress from the color, to the length, to finding the perfect style that suits your personality. But what women stress about most is finding a style that flatters their body type. Continue reading “Chic Floral Mother of the Bride Dress”
If your son or daughter is getting married this summer, congratulations! It’s the most popular time of year for a wedding, which means finding the perfect mother of the bride or groom dress should be a cinch, right? …….. Not always so!
If you’re still struggling with what to wear to look sophisticated and appropriate at your child’s wedding this June, July or August, here are a few fabulous Summer Mother of the Bride dresses that are totally in sync with the season.
Pink is Perfect for Summer MOB Gowns
Your choice of dress as Mother of the Bride will be influenced by many things, from the location and formality of the wedding to the color scheme for the bridal party, your body type and also what’s trending this season. For Summer, pink is the color being favored by many Mother of the Brides and grooms. Continue reading “Sophisticated Summer Mother of the Bride Dresses”
When you are the mother of the bride or groom and the wedding is in the cold months of Nov, December, January or February, what do you wear to be in sync with the season? Here are some favorite colors and styles of winter mother of the bride dresses.
Metallic Mother of the Bride Dresses – Perfect for Winter
When it comes to choosing the right Mother of the Bride dress, style and color are important. Finding a dress that covers the arms is also at the top of many women’s wish list. If you prefer to camouflage the jiggly bits, no worries. There are lots of options out there. Let’s take a look.
This is a great trick many celebrities use. Instead of long, opaque sleeves, they wear evening gowns and cocktail dresses with sheer sleeves. A gown with see-through sleeves gives the illusion of coverage but looks light and airy. It’s the perfect mother of the bride or mother of the groom dress with sleeves.
Here’s a great way to cover up and looks stylish. Many sleeveless dresses come with a matching jacket to cover the arms. Take a look at these two dresses. Whether you like your arms covered at all times, or you just want to cover up for the church, these evening sheath dresses with lace jackets are a gorgeous option.
These dresses are new and interesting. Dramatic types love them. The unique chiffon overlay creates floaty, full sleeves to camouflage wide arms and gives you a very ethereal look. This style would be a good option if you want semi arm coverage, or if you just like the fashion-forward feel of a glamorous cape.
Help! What Color Should I Wear To My Daughter’s Wedding?
Dressing the Mother of the Bride – Tips for Deciding what Color to Wear
The most often asked question asked by a Mother of the Brides is “what color should the mother of the bride wear?” Choosing the right color is stressful and scary.
Many things need to be taken into consideration such as the time of year, the formality of the event, how the color photographs, the color of the bridesmaids’ dresses and the color of the wedding flowers, not to mention what looks good on you. How can you be sure that you are choosing the right color? Continue reading “Help! What Color Should I Wear To My Daughter’s Wedding?”
In the last few years, shoulders have become a fashion focal point, so it’s no surprise to see cold shoulder and off the shoulder MOB and MOG gowns making a big splash in the wedding world.
Pretty, elegant off the shoulder dresses that highlight décolletage and shoulders pull out all the stops. When it comes to looking pretty and glamorous, an off the shoulder or cold shower dress is a great choice. Continue reading “Top 5 Mother Of The Bride Trends”